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oxidation

ox·i·da·tion

oxidation

 
pronunciation:
ak sih deI shn
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Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the chemical process in which oxygen is combined with another element or compound to form a different compound.
similar words:
tarnish
definition 2: the result of this process, esp. in the case of the metal iron; rust.
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